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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you
from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,996 9,523 80.7 79.6-81.8 572 5.3 4.7- 6.0 598 4.7 4.2- 5.4 714 5.4 4.8- 6.1 589 3.8 3.3- 4.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,483 8,376 81.1 79.9-82.3 488 5.2 4.5- 6.0 513 4.9 4.3- 5.6 583 4.7 4.2- 5.3 523 4.0 3.5- 4.7
No 1,483 1,121 78.8 75.4-81.8 82 5.7 4.2- 7.5 85 4.2 3.2- 5.7 129 8.6 6.4-11.4 66 2.7 1.9- 3.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 202 158 80.1 71.8-86.5 11 6.0 2.9-11.9 10 4.8 2.0-11.0 8 4.4 1.7-10.6 15 4.7 2.3- 9.2
Recommended Range 3,726 3,037 82.2 79.9-84.2 184 5.6 4.4- 7.1 173 4.7 3.8- 5.8 175 4.0 3.1- 5.1 157 3.6 2.6- 5.0
Overweight 4,236 3,427 81.8 79.9-83.6 200 5.7 4.7- 6.9 190 4.2 3.4- 5.2 247 5.5 4.5- 6.8 172 2.7 2.2- 3.4
Obese 3,244 2,395 76.4 74.1-78.6 159 4.9 3.9- 6.1 209 6.0 4.8- 7.4 259 7.4 6.1- 8.9 222 5.4 4.4- 6.5
Current Smoker
No 9,942 8,048 82.4 81.2-83.5 476 5.4 4.7- 6.1 473 4.5 3.9- 5.2 518 4.6 4.0- 5.3 427 3.2 2.7- 3.6
Yes 2,001 1,431 73.8 70.4-76.9 94 5.2 3.8- 6.9 123 5.8 4.5- 7.4 194 8.9 7.0-11.3 159 6.4 4.7- 8.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,567 1,046 64.3 60.7-67.8 54 5.1 3.4- 7.4 102 7.1 5.2- 9.5 165 11.1 9.0-13.7 200 12.4 10.3-15.0
No 10,313 8,404 82.5 81.2-83.6 514 5.3 4.7- 6.1 483 4.4 3.9- 5.1 541 4.9 4.3- 5.6 371 2.9 2.4- 3.5
Binge Drinker
No 10,873 8,616 80.3 79.0-81.5 505 5.3 4.6- 6.1 521 4.5 4.0- 5.2 665 5.7 5.1- 6.5 566 4.1 3.6- 4.8
Yes 935 747 82.2 78.4-85.5 59 5.8 4.1- 8.2 67 6.7 4.9- 9.2 44 3.9 2.3- 6.7 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4
Heavy Drinker
No 11,342 8,984 80.4 79.2-81.6 540 5.3 4.7- 6.1 565 4.7 4.2- 5.4 683 5.6 4.9- 6.3 570 3.9 3.4- 4.5
Yes 399 319 80.2 73.5-85.5 23 6.2 3.5-10.6 25 6.8 3.7-12.1 22 4.3 2.4- 7.7 10 2.6 1.1- 6.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,374 844 66.3 62.1-70.2 62 5.1 3.6- 7.3 89 6.0 4.2- 8.5 163 10.2 8.2-12.7 216 12.4 9.7-15.7
No 10,357 8,457 82.7 81.5-83.8 502 5.3 4.7- 6.1 503 4.6 4.1- 5.3 541 4.9 4.2- 5.6 354 2.5 2.2- 3.0
Current Asthma
Yes 992 585 62.2 57.1-67.0 60 6.7 4.7- 9.3 85 8.1 5.7-11.3 133 12.2 9.0-16.2 129 10.9 8.5-14.0
No 10,940 8,895 82.3 81.1-83.4 507 5.2 4.5- 5.9 510 4.5 3.9- 5.1 572 4.9 4.3- 5.6 456 3.2 2.7- 3.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,658 1,174 69.1 65.6-72.3 47 3.9 2.7- 5.8 96 5.9 4.5- 7.7 153 9.1 7.3-11.4 188 12.0 9.7-14.7
No 10,203 8,230 81.9 80.7-83.1 519 5.5 4.8- 6.2 501 4.7 4.1- 5.3 554 5.0 4.4- 5.8 399 2.9 2.5- 3.5
Disability
Yes 4,440 2,760 61.0 58.6-63.4 215 5.9 4.9- 7.1 339 7.2 6.2- 8.4 576 14.4 12.6-16.3 550 11.5 10.0-13.2
No 7,059 6,319 89.6 88.5-90.7 340 5.1 4.3- 6.1 237 3.5 2.9- 4.2 129 1.4 1.1- 1.8 34 0.3 0.2- 0.5

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*Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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